Community Update – October 29, 2015

Join Us The Campaign Committee is holding a walk through of SAMS on Thursday, October 29th at 6:30 pm. The public is invited to experience what our children navigate each day. Election Day Election day is November 3rd. This election our residents will have the opportunity to vote for school board members and the building […]

FABC to stock Field House

The Firelands Athletic Booster Club (FABC) has worked for many years to raise funds for the planned Field House. The group envisions a Field House that will provide space for a variety of athletic needs. The facility would include an indoor running/walking track and also come equipped with free weights, work out machines, changing rooms, […]

Mrs. Neal receives grant funding

Congratulations to 6th grade teacher, Mrs. Debbie Neal! Mrs. Neal was the recipient of a $500.00 grant that was awarded from Jim and Gail Meinke. The Meinkes, both former public school teachers, live within the Firelands School District. They offer this annual grant to help fund programs that encourages the development and creativity of staff and […]

Dan Smith, alumnus, to speak at Ritter on October 27th

An Evening with Daniel Smith Daniel Smith, FHS graduate, will speak at Ritter Public Library tonight, October 27th at 7:00 p.m. Coach Smith is a swimming coach, track coach, Wounded Warriors coach, triathlete, personal trainer, veteran, writer, and a professional photographer. His many interests have earned him an exciting career. Those that have worked with this encouraging individual […]

Nathan Hammond, Concertmaster

Nathan Hammond, a current 9th grade student at FHS, recently performed in the Fall Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra (NOYO) concert, with their Philharmonia Orchestra. The Philharmonia Orchestra is a pre-collegiate full symphonic ensemble.  The concert entitled A Night on Bald Mountain was held on October 25, 2015 in Warner Concert Hall at the Oberlin Conservatory of […]

Athletics Update, October 26th, 2015

From the desk of Mr. Kennie Searight, Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for the FLSD. Cross Country: On Saturday the boys placed 3rd as a team in the district XC meet earning all members a spot at regionals in Tiffin this coming Saturday. The boys runners were Ian Valerius, Ian Crawford, Matthew Brightbill, Nick Squires, […]

Talk to our youth – October 26, 2015

What keeps children substance-free? Simple. Communication, Information, Education, and participation. Children are less at risk of substance use when: Parents communicate their expectations Adults listen to them, spend time with them, and explicitly tell them not to use alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs They feel like their community cares about them They have something positive […]